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Educational blog from West End Dental Dr. James Krippaehne's team has created this informative blog to help educate the community.

Latest Posts:

Can Mouth Taping Cure Sleep Apnea?

Posted on 4/15/2024 by Weo Admin
Sleep apnea occurs when the upper airway narrows or collapses while asleep, preventing airflow and briefly stopping breathing. Even though you may have slept for many hours, these brief stops may disturb your sleep pattern, leaving you feeling fatigued and mentally clouded in the morning....
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Can I Whiten My Teeth if They Have Bonding on Them?

Posted on 4/1/2024 by Weo Admin
Bonding is a great way for dentists to fix many issues with patient teeth. Bonding can mend lots of broken, cracked, or chipped teeth. However, if you want to whiten your teeth, bonding can be a problem. Can you get your teeth whitened if you have bonding on them? Here is some more information...
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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes: Which Is Better?

Posted on 3/15/2024 by Weo Admin
Maintaining a healthy smile starts with consistent brushing. But with so many toothbrush options available, choosing the right one can feel overwhelming. Should you stick with the classic manual brush, or is it time to upgrade to an electric model? Let us delve into the pros and cons of each to...
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All Posts:

Can Mouth Taping Cure Sleep Apnea?
4/15/2024
Can I Whiten My Teeth if They Have Bonding on Them?
4/1/2024
Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes: Which Is Better?
3/15/2024
Effects of Thumb Sucking on Baby Teeth
3/1/2024
Choosing the Right Toothpaste For Your Needs
2/15/2024
Choosing the Right Toothbrush for Your Dental Needs
2/2/2024
Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
1/15/2024
Eco-Friendly Dentistry
1/2/2024
Cavities In Kids' Teeth - To Fill Or Extract?
12/15/2023
The Role of Saliva in Oral Health
12/1/2023
What Is A Dental Specialist?
11/15/2023
Types of Dental Emergencies
11/1/2023
Who Is An Ideal Candidate For Root Canal?
10/31/2023
How do I Brush the Tooth Under a Crown?
10/15/2023
What to Do in a Dental Emergency
9/25/2023
Gold vs Porcelain crowns
9/11/2023
How Long Do Veneers Last?
8/21/2023
How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Your Overall Dental Health?
8/7/2023
The Role of Genetics in Orthodontic Treatment
7/24/2023
The Benefits Of Dental Crowns
7/10/2023
Connection Between Oral Health And Digestive Health
6/19/2023
When Do You Need Dental X-Rays?
6/5/2023
Can I Eat After Receiving A White Filling?
5/22/2023
How Do Problematic Wisdom Teeth Occur
5/8/2023
Smile makeover for best smile
4/24/2023
Snacks That Can Increase Your Oral Health
4/10/2023
How Does It Feel Eating With Dental Bridge?
3/20/2023
What Are the Most Common Dental Emergencies?
3/6/2023
Brushing of teeth
2/20/2023
How To Lower The Risk Of Oral Cancer
2/6/2023
Why Retainers Are Important
1/23/2023
Dental Problems Can Become Deadly if Left Untreated
1/9/2023
What Is Partial Denture, and Do You Need It?
12/19/2022
Signs That You Need A Tooth Filling
12/5/2022
Best Practices for Healthy Teeth
11/21/2022
Tips to Improve Your Oral Health
11/7/2022
Who Is An Ideal Candidate For Bone Grafting?
10/10/2022
The Link Between Stress and Dental Problems
9/19/2022
Facts About Dental Insurance
9/5/2022
Deep cleaning FAQ
8/22/2022
Adult Orthodontics
8/8/2022
How Many Times Yearly Should You Have Dental Checkups
7/18/2022
Will Braces Offer Dental Solutions to My Situation?
7/4/2022
Charcoal Toothpaste: Is It a Good choice?
6/20/2022
How Can You Prevent Tooth Decay?
6/6/2022
Habits That Hurt Your teeth
5/23/2022
Do You Need a Deep Teeth Cleaning?
5/9/2022
The Consequences of Not Replacing a Missing Tooth
4/25/2022
Lost Crown? What To Do and Steps to Take
4/11/2022
Do You Brush the Roof of Your Mouth Each Day?
3/21/2022
What is Pregnancy Gingivitis?
3/7/2022
How fluoride affects your oral health
2/21/2022
At What Age Do I Get Braces for My Child?
2/7/2022
A Dental First Aid Kit Every Home Should Own
1/24/2022
What Does Stress Really Do to Your Enamel?
1/10/2022
Are Permanent Retainers Perfect for You?
12/23/2021
Facts and Tips: Dry mouth
12/10/2021
Dental Sedation Is Optimal For Patients With Special Needs
11/22/2021
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impactation
11/8/2021
What You Need to Know About the Dental Implant Recovery Process
10/25/2021
Why Some Teeth Move While You Sleep
10/11/2021
Why Do Dental Goals Matter?
9/21/2021
Never Place Aspirin Directly On a Painful Tooth
9/6/2021
Signs Your Toothbrush Is Old and Needs Replacing
8/23/2021
Best Way to Find Out Answers About Dental Procedures
8/9/2021
Why Do Some Teeth Tend to Chip?
7/26/2021
How Eating Dairy Foods Could Reduce Your Risk of Developing Cavities
7/12/2021
Do You Know What Type of Debris Live in Your Toothbrush?
6/21/2021
Straws Can Leave Your Mouth Feeling Better Than Drinking from a Cup
6/7/2021
How to Tell if You Brush too Hard
5/24/2021
What Vaping Means For Oral Health
5/10/2021
How Palatal Expanders Work
4/26/2021
How Poor Oral Health and Habits Trigger Headaches and Migraines
4/12/2021
Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Which One Should You Choose?
3/22/2021
Can Overbrushing Damage Your Teeth?
3/8/2021
TMD Disorder Symptoms and Causes
2/22/2021
Digital Radiography Myths Busted
2/8/2021
Types of Gum Surgery
1/25/2021
Is There a Link Between Oral Health and Stroke?
1/11/2021
Dangers With Out Of Date Dental Records
12/21/2020
Combating Bad Breath When Out at Work Functions
12/7/2020
Should You Worry About Brand When Buying Oral Care Items?
11/16/2020
How Do Dental Stains Begin?
11/9/2020
Perks of Scaling and Root Planing
10/19/2020
Caring for a Diabetic Mouth is Different
10/5/2020
Fixing a Tooth is About More than Reducing Pain
9/21/2020
Signs Your Baby Needs Relief from Painful Gums
9/21/2020
Foods That Are Great at Naturally Whitening Your Smile
8/24/2020
What Can You Do to Protect Your Dental Crowns?
8/10/2020
Best Juices for Your Oral and Overall Health
7/23/2020
Is Oral Health Less Important Than Physical Health?
7/7/2020
How to Get the Most Benefit Out of Vegetable Juice Without Tooth Damage
6/22/2020
How to Get the Benefits of Raisins without the Damage
6/8/2020
Foods That Prevent Tooth Decay
5/15/2020
How Having Healthy Teeth Can Improve Your Digestion
5/15/2020
The Importance of Eating Crunchy Foods When It Comes to Having Healthy Teeth
4/25/2020
Why Might Your Filling Leak?
4/15/2020
How Brushing Too Often Can Damage Your Gums
3/25/2020
Signs to Keep an Eye Out for Since Early Gum Disease is Painless
3/15/2020
If You Multitask When You Brush, You May Be Missing Areas in Your Mouth
2/29/2020
Digital Smile Design
2/25/2020
Dental Sleep Medicine
2/24/2020
How Water Can Improve Your Oral Health
2/15/2020
What Is It About Coffee That Stains Your Teeth?
1/25/2020
How to Eat Sweets You Love with Less Sugar
1/15/2020
What Does Mouthwash Really Do?
12/25/2019
Weather Can Cause Your Teeth to Hurt
12/15/2019
How to Stop Bleeding After Oral Trauma
11/25/2019
Is Vaping Safe for Your Teeth?
11/15/2019
What's up with CPAP?
10/31/2019
How does digital smile design work?
10/28/2019
What Happens In Your Mouth if You Forget to Brush Before Bed?
10/25/2019
Ways of Telling if You Need to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
10/15/2019
Ways That Having Good Oral Health Can Save You Money in the Future
9/25/2019
Things We Look for in an Oral Cancer Screening
9/15/2019
Ways of Decreasing How Many Stains Your Teeth Get
8/25/2019
How Eating Produce Helps to Keep Your Mouth Clean
8/15/2019
Does Hot Weather Cause Tooth Pain?
7/23/2019
Foods That Can Help You Naturally Whiten Your Teeth on a Daily Basis
7/13/2019
Things to Expect if Visiting Us Has Been Delayed for a Long Time
6/25/2019
Ways of Telling if You Actually Brush for Long Enough
6/15/2019
What to Do if You See Signs of a Cavity
5/25/2019
When You Manage Your Stress, It Can Improve Your Oral Health
5/15/2019
Migraines Are Sometimes Caused by Oral Health Issues
4/25/2019
Managing Your Stress Can Boost Your Oral Health
4/15/2019
Ways of Explaining Your Dental Fears to Us
3/30/2019
Uncommon Dental Injuries to Be Aware Of
3/20/2019
Could It Become Possible to Reverse Cavities?
2/25/2019
Can You Feel Your Teeth Shift Each Night? Call Us to Figure Out the Problem
2/15/2019
Nuts Are a Great Snack to Eat Regularly for Healthy Teeth
1/30/2019
Never Place an Aspirin On Your Gums
1/20/2019
What is Dental Pulp Disease?
12/30/2018
What is a Rubber Dam Used For?
12/20/2018
Caring for a New Dental Crown
11/30/2018
Can Your Diet Impact How Healthy Your Teeth Stay?
11/20/2018
Times When You Should Avoid a Fluoride Treatment
10/20/2018
Types of Implants That Can Restore a Lost Tooth
10/30/2010
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